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Editor's Letter

As 2009 ends, Samuel Merritt University looks back to another great year, starting off with the celebration of becoming a University, increased enrollment, and a successful Gala fundraiser.


-H1N1 Vaccines Given By SMU Students

-OT Classrooms Covert into a Free Adult Clinic at the Oakland Campus


-American Red Cross Honors SMU Nursing Students

-SMU Students Shaping Young Minds, Year Round

-SoN Faculty and Students Benefit from Local AIDS Exhibit

Photo Gallery

-Halloween 2009
-Monte Carlo - Dollars for Scholars
-President's Dinner
-Samuel Merritt University
-A Magical Transformation - Centennial Gala

Students Compete for Funding to Work in Diverse Communities

Like many universities and colleges, the challenge of recruiting, retaining and graduating a sufficient number of qualified students to meet the demands of the healthcare workforce can at times be difficult. A significant aspect of this challenge is achieving a racially and culturally...

Paving the Path to Inclusivity at SMU

On December 7, Shelly Tochluk, Ph. D., Chair of the Education Department at Mount St. Mary's College in Los Angeles, spoke to a packed room of Samuel Merritt University students, faculty, and staff about the importance of acknowledging and understanding the multi-levels of diversity.

SMU Campuses Give Back to their Communities

The Samuel Merritt University community is once again heeding the call to help brighten the holidays for those less fortunate.

MPA Program Applications Record Breaking

A record number of applications for the fall 2010 Master Physician Assistant (MPA) program have flooded the Office of Admission this fall.

Sutter Match for Library Achieved Thanks to Local Funding

Samuel Merritt University (SMU) has received a grant of $172,000 from The Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation to meet the Sutter Health matching grant that will go to the John Graziano Memorial Library expansion project.

Office of the President eNews is published by Samuel Merritt University, Office of the President.
Stephanie Bangert, Executive Director Office of the President / Editor.
Elizabeth Valente, Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations / Editor / Writer.
Michael Tam, Technical consultant.

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